Originally written on NFL Injury Report  |  Last updated 11/19/14
The New England Patriots are likely to add a wide receiver through the upcoming NFL Draft, according to Michael David Smith of Pro Football Talk. Smith notes that five wide receivers caught passes for the Patriots last season, and none of those players are currently under contract for the team. The Patriots did sign St. Louis Rams free agent wide receiver Danny Amendola earlier this offseason, and he’s likely to claim one of the starting roles – potentially as a Wes Welker-type in New England’s offense. Still, the Patriots will need to add at least one other wide receiver through the draft as they continue to fill out their roster. New England has had visits from USC Robert Woods, Oklahoma’s Kenny Still and Oregon State’s Markus Wheaton. Smith notes that Wheaton is specifically the type of versatile player New England covets, as he saw time at wide receiver and running back during his time at Oregon State. Follow @TheNFLInjuryRpt !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://www.thenflinjuryreport.com//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs"); var _gaq = _gaq || []; _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-34100676-1']); _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); (function() { var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js'; var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); })(); Looking for fantasy football advice?
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